jump starting careers

  • “The Backpack to Briefcase Program was imperative when transitioning from a college student into a young business professional.”

    Dino A.
    Dino A. Sr Talent & Acquisition Specialist
  • “The meetings and coaching sessions sharpened my skills in sales strategy, interviewing, public speaking, and professional presence.  It gave me a maturity that many of my soon to be young professional colleagues lacked.  ”

    Jessica D.
    Jessica D. Clinical Education Specialist
  • “To this day I draw on their lessons on timeliness, under promising and over delivering and the understanding of how doing a little more than expected can give you a competitive edge.”

    Dometi P.
    Dometi P. Television Anchor
  • “Backpack to Briefcase was an important stepping stone in my career that provided with a professional competitive edge that the rest of my peers didn’t possess.”

    Debbie N.
    Debbie N. Director of Operations
  • “BPBC has been invaluable to my development as a professional. In fact, my current position is a result of the Backpack Network”

    Kayla C.
    Kayla C. Sr. Talent Scout

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Participating Schools & Universities

Deemed an essential catalyst, the Backpack to Briefcase Mentoring and Scholarship Program, is a proven Experiential Learning Model that provides participants with the professional exposure and development that is a critical component associated with the classroom to corporate mind-shift.

    • Washington University
    • St. Louis University
    • Southeast Missouri State University
    • Harris Stowe State University
    • Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville
    • University of Missouri St. Louis
    • University of Missouri Columbia
    • Florissant Valley Community College
    • Webster University
    • McKendree College
    • St. Louis College of Pharmacy
    • Lindenwood University